Want to improve your workplace well–being? Come to our Toronto Public Library workshops

Looking to improve your performance and well-being at work this new year? George Brown College is leading a series of workshops on workplace resilience at the Toronto Public Library (TPL). 

As part of an ongoing partnership, George Brown and the TPL are working together to exchange expertise and develop collaborative programming. Our Workplace Resilience workshops are just one way we’re improving access to enhanced learning opportunities for students, library customers and all Torontonians.  

George Brown will be leading four sessions through January, February and March aimed at helping improve your workplace wellness through nutrition, mindfulness, teamwork and communication.  

Here’s a look at the upcoming sessions: 

Nutrition and Our Brains 

January 22, 2020, North York Central branch 

Dr. Linda Gillis, a diet and nutrition professor at our Chef School, outlines how the food we eat impacts our brains and how that can affect workplace performance. 

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Mindfulness in the Workplace 

February 1, 2020, Jane/Dundas branch 

Jessica Paterson, from George Brown’s Office of Academic Excellence, will take participants through beginner mindfulness practices that can be incorporated into the workday. 

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Valued Member of the Team 

February 25, 2020, Toronto Reference Library 

Eleonora Andretta, a professor at our Centre for Preparatory and Liberal Studies, shares tips on how to become a more valuable member of a team. 

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Improving Interpersonal Communication Skills 

March 25, 2020, Morningside branch 

Rusa Jeremic, a professor in our School of Community Services, shares tips on improving workplace communication skills. 

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